Report: Texas Leaves ACA Premium Subsidies on Table

Texans have received an estimated $591 million in premium subsidies to help pay for health insurance through the federal marketplace, but they have left millions of dollars in additional funding on the table, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

As of March 1, the state had 295,000 marketplace enrollees, a large portion of whom have received federal subsidies to help pay for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. But only 12 percent of Texans who are estimated to be eligible for subsidies have actually enrolled in the marketplace.

The Affordable Care Act requires most ...

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